Victorian Research Network

Short Project Description:

 

This project has successfully leveraged VERNet's existing fibre and DWDM infrastructure to provide any-to-any connectivity between ten nodes in metropolitan Melbourne and Geelong.  These nodes are in five research precincts:

  • Bundoora
  • Melbourne CBD/Parkville
  • Hawthorn
  • Clayton
  • Geelong

 Infrastructure:

 

Installation of active network equipment on existing VERNet fibre to provide 10Gbps "any-to-any" IP networking services.

 Total Cost:

 

$5.6 million

 NRN Project EIF Contribution:

 

$5 million

 Co-investment:

 

$0.6 million (VERNet Pty Ltd)

 Stakeholders:

 

VERNet Pty Ltd, all Victorian Universities and the CSIRO

 Subcontractor:

 

VERNet Pty Ltd


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